89 Metres long dry cargo ship, Turkish flag, M/V Fahri Ekşioğlu experienced engine trouble while passing through the narrovest part of the strait of Istanbul this morning. The incident took place at 06:00 GMT this morning.Passing from Marmara Sea to Black Sea, North Bound, the Turkish Flagged dry cargo vessel Fahri Ekşioğlu experienced trouble at the narrowest area of the Strait of Istanbul, near Rumelihisari castle. Drifting towards the castle, vessel dropped port anchor and could be able to stop just meters before the shore, after which, the engine was put into order again and vessel proceeded Northbound, after which, dropped anchor at Büyükdere area for surveys. During the incident, another ship, a laden bulk carrier of 290 meters, was proceeding just behind the M/V Fahir Eklşioğlu. Experts said that the incident could lead to a worse accident if the bulk carrier was more closer and collision was avoided with meters.